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When The Shy Tennis Teaching Pro You Were Reluctant To Hire Qualifies For The U.S. Open

When The Shy Tennis Teaching Pro You Were Reluctant To Hire Qualifies For The U.S. Open

Aug. 27 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   Teaching pros in tennis have a lot on the line with hiring their staff of assistant pros for seasonal or permanent positions at clubs around the world. Their hires are a reflection on them and they must be able...

Former Greenwich Tennis Teaching Pro “Saki” Myneni of India Qualifies For 2016 US Open Main Draw

Former Greenwich Tennis Teaching Pro “Saki” Myneni of India Qualifies For 2016 US Open Main Draw

Aug. 26 | by Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   Four years ago, Saketh “Saki” Myneni was teaching tennis at the Burning Tree Country Club in Greenwich, Connecticut. Now, he will be playing in the singles main draw of the 2016 U.S. Open. Myneni defeated...

Even Without Olympic Gold, Andy Murray Is Ranked No. 1 In The World (In One Sensible But Defunct Ranking System)

Even Without Olympic Gold, Andy Murray Is Ranked No. 1 In The World (In One Sensible But Defunct Ranking System)

Aug. 24 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   Who is the best player so far this year in men’s tennis? It’s Andy Murray, according to one sensible, but now defunct ranking system that does not include the Olympic Games, which was won by Murray. Wait a...

Di Wu Looks To Make More Tennis History For China At The US Open

Di Wu Looks To Make More Tennis History For China At The US Open

Aug. 23 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   A man representing China has never made the singles main draw in the history of the U.S. Open tennis championships. However, two men are looking to make an historic mark in New York for the world’s most populous...

Five Reasons Why U.S. Tennis Was The Biggest Winner At Olympic Tennis In Rio

Five Reasons Why U.S. Tennis Was The Biggest Winner At Olympic Tennis In Rio

Aug. 16 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   BEST MOST MEDALS: The United States won three total tennis medals in Rio, which is tied with the Czech Republic for the most medals won by a nation at the 2016 Olympic tennis event. The USA won gold in mixed doubles...

Jack Sock Leads USA To Mythical “Team Olympic Gold” In Rio

Jack Sock Leads USA To Mythical “Team Olympic Gold” In Rio

Aug. 15 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   With two medal-producing performances in doubles and mixed doubles, Jack Sock led the United States to a team gold medal in tennis at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janiero. Sock was the only player to win multiple...

Arthur Ashe Retractable Roof – And Equally Spectacular New Field Courts – Unveiled Publicly

Arthur Ashe Retractable Roof – And Equally Spectacular New Field Courts – Unveiled Publicly

Aug. 2 |   By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   The United States Tennis Association invited the media to “Watch Spectacular” Tuesday at Arthur Ashe Stadium at the Billie Jean King USTA National Tennis Center as the stadium’s new retractable...

World TeamTennis Brings “Forest Hills” Back To Pro Tennis Vocabulary

World TeamTennis Brings “Forest Hills” Back To Pro Tennis Vocabulary

Aug. 1 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   Most people these days know the tennis stadium at West Side Tennis Club at Forest Hills only through old black and white photographs or film from when the U.S. Championships and U.S. Open was played there from...

Nutrition-Conscious Michael Russell Praises New Gluten-Free “ArrowBar” Energy Bar

Nutrition-Conscious Michael Russell Praises New Gluten-Free “ArrowBar” Energy Bar

Aug. 1 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   Michael Russell concluded a 17-year ATP World Tour career at the 2015 U.S. Open and almost immediately turned his efforts toward giving back to tennis as a coach and entrepreneur. One of his entrepreneurial efforts...

Citi Open Observation: Can Doubles Be Played Before Singles To Help Tournament, Player and American Tennis Promotion?

Citi Open Observation: Can Doubles Be Played Before Singles To Help Tournament, Player and American Tennis Promotion?

Jul. 23 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   An interesting question came up today while I was reviewing the Friday quarterfinal order of play at the CitiOpen in Washington D.C. I looked at the schedule of play and thought that if I was the event’s...

On Anniversary of Don Budge’s Signature Win, A Nod To Tim Mayotte

On Anniversary of Don Budge’s Signature Win, A Nod To Tim Mayotte

Jul. 20 | by Randy Walker @TennisPublisher From my “On This Day In Tennis History” book, ebook, mobile app and audio book, you will find that July 20 is the anniversary of the famous 1937 Davis Cup match between Don Budge of the United States and...

At Age 36, Venus Williams Not Ready For Retirement

At Age 36, Venus Williams Not Ready For Retirement

Jun. 27 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   When I received an emailed media advisory a few weeks ago announcing that Venus Williams was hosting a conference call to announce her summer plans, my first thought was she might announce that she would retire...